SBCA has been a member of the American Lumber Standard Committee, Incorporated (ALSC) since 2007, where 25 accredited independent third-party agencies provide lumber mill grade marking oversight.
Stark Truss, which has for the past three years manufactured wood products for construction companies out of its Franklin location, may now need some of its own products.
The current volatile softwood lumber market is prompting stakeholders up and down the supply chain to take a fresh look at any and all construction method and material alternatives.
The International Code Council recently published “Recommended Practices for Remote Virtual Inspections,” a guideline document that governmental jurisdictions should consider for an effective and consistent remote virtual inspections program.
An evacuation order has been issued for some residents in Clackamas County because of a fire burning on South Unger Road near Bauer Road in Colton.
The recently announced merger of Builders FirstSource and BMC is prompting speculation in the residential construction industry on how it will impact operations up and down the supply chain.
Earlier this year, we published the article “eBook: How to Create a Safer, Drug-Free Workplace” that explained some simple steps to follow in creating a safer work environment.
After an accelerated pace of layoffs in March and April, construction hiring roared back in May, increasing the count of open jobs in July per data from the BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS).